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Seminary receives gift to establish Emanuel AME Church scholarship

Posted on July 15, 2015 by

A gift of $10,000 to establish a scholarship for African Methodist Episcopal (AME) students in honor of Mother Emanuel AME Church was presented to Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS) July 7 by, the organization that sponsors a South Carolina DMV license plate of the same name. At a news conference in the rotunda of the […]

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President delivers baccalaureate address

Posted on June 2, 2015 by

Dr. Paul D. Kooistra, who is completing his first academic year as president of Erskine College and Theological Seminary, spoke to graduating college seniors at a baccalaureate service May 22. Kooistra’s address, “How to Live When You Don’t Know Where You Are Going,” was based on a passage of scripture taken from Hebrews 11, in […]

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Erskine College and Seminary graduates honored

Posted on May 23, 2015 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary marked the end of the 2014-15 academic year with a joint commencement ceremony May 23 honoring both college and seminary graduates. Dr. George W. Robertson, senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Augusta, Ga., and an adjunct professor at Erskine Theological Seminary, delivered the commencement address, entitled “Play Like You’re Loved.” […]

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New business honor society chapter inducts charter members

Posted on May 21, 2015 by

A newly formed Erskine College chapter of the Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society inducted 15 charter members in a ceremony April 27 during a banquet in the Founders Room of Moffatt Dining Hall. Gary Gilmer, president of The Renaissance, a Due West retirement facility, spoke at the event and was named an honorary […]

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English honor society inducts new members, honors seniors

Posted on May 19, 2015 by

Junior Miranda Guthrie of Suwanee, Ga., and two sophomores, Autumn Horne of Ware Shoals and Blake Little of Winnsboro, were inducted into the English honor society Sigma Tau Delta Tuesday evening during a dinner in the Bell Conference Room. Professor of English Dr. Joan Little said six of the seven English majors graduating this month […]

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Cali Colbert is Miss Erskine 2015

Posted on May 5, 2015 by

Cali Colbert, a sophomore from South Daytona, Fla., was named Miss Erskine 2015 at this year’s pageant in Lesesne Auditorium on the Erskine College campus. The theme of this year’s event was “A Night on the Nile.” Colbert was crowned by last year’s winner, Julia Clanton ’14. Chosen as first runner-up was Casey Chandler, a […]

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Erskine welcomes Mackay Smith ’06 as chapel speaker

Posted on April 16, 2015 by

Mackay Smith is probably the only Student Government Association president in the history of Erskine College whose campaign for office was conducted from overseas. He made a video in lieu of returning to campus to deliver a campaign speech, and he was still studying in Scotland when his win was announced. The 2006 graduate returned […]

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Reception for senior art majors set for April 18

Posted on April 15, 2015 by

Senior art majors Whitney Adkins of Stuarts Draft, Va., Patrick Crump of Rock Hill, Ryan Porter of Anderson, and Rachel Talbot of Rock Hill will display their work in the Bowie Arts Center beginning Saturday, April 18, with an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Convocation credit will be offered for attendance at the […]

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Alumni Weekend 2015 set for April 24-25

Posted on April 7, 2015 by

Alumni Weekend 2015 at Erskine College will include a campus performance by Sinfonia and Jazz Band and several class gatherings Friday, April 24, as well as a slate of activities Saturday, April 25, beginning with the 23rd Annual Red Eye Run. Register for Alumni Day here. Saturday’s scheduled events begin at 8 a.m. with the […]

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